Human Capital Services - Compensation & Benefits Tax Senior Associate

Grant Thornton 8/21/2019 6:22:18 PM
JOB ID: 043925 Specialty:
Chicago, Illinois




Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 47,000 people serving clients in more than 140 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.
Compensation & Benefits Consulting Tax Senior Associate

Position Summary:

Grant Thornton’s responsive, partner-led Tax service teams help dynamic, companies navigate complexity and grow with insightful, practical tax advice. In addition to tax professionals in our offices across the United States, our Washington National Tax Office provides deep technical knowledge and responsive support in local, state, federal and international tax. Our tax services include: compliance, human capital services, federal tax services, international tax services, state and local tax services, private wealth services, tax reporting and advisory, partnership taxation, not-for-profit tax, and mergers & acquisition tax services.

Grant Thornton LLP is seeking a Tax Senior Associate Compensation and Benefits Consulting for our CBC practice. This Senior Associate will focus on assisting our tax/consulting professionals and clients with a variety of employee payroll, compensation and benefits related issues, including those arising from recent legislation and regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Address, research, and consult on technical issues specific to employee payroll, compensation, and benefits and prepare related written communications.
Provide timely and creative responses to technical inquiries from operating offices.
Facilitate and participate in firm-wide training and communications relating to compensation and benefits consulting matters.
Monitor technical developments and write articles for publication in the firm's "Hot Topics" newsletter.
Work closely with partners, managers, and staff in an integrated approach to client service and new business development.
Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in a related subject area. Minimum of three years of experience in employee payroll, benefits and / or compensation.
Superior analytical and technical skills.
Ability to manage competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment.
Computer expertise including knowledge of tax software and technology.

Preferred Skills and Experience:
Advanced degree or professional certification preferred.

Additional Information:
Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel upon occasion.


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Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.7 billion and operates 59 offices, with more than 590 partners and 8,500+ employees in the United States and at our Shared Services Center in Bangalore, India.

Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly- and privately-held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.

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Requisition ID: 043925

Chicago, IL
Chicago, Illinois